Carmelo Anthony on why he wanted to join the Los Angeles Lakers | First Take

Objavljeno 14. sep. 2021
Carmelo Anthony joins Stephen A. Smith on First Take to discuss his new memoir, how he stays mellow during the highs and lows of life, if he ever questioned if he still belonged in the NBA after he was released from the Houston Rockets, what made him want to join the Los Angeles Lakers, should fans be concerned about age and more.

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Komentarjev

  • Go For the Chip My Dude!

  • That would be funny if they get swept

  • He should’ve went to the warriors or give the warriors a try

  • Ring chasing is why

  • Because he a bandwagoners type player and have to go help his lite Pirate Buddy LeBron James try to get a fifth ring,stacking the deck so they can say he is the goat. MJ six rings, No Game 7s I don't care if Bron wins 2 straight , he stillwont be the goat. He can be the iron man for doing it for so long like Cal Rolling, who no one calls the goat in baseball but he a top 20 player a time, obviously lebron is top 5 . You youth need to learn quality over quantity mathematics. Magic and Bird both played half the career LeBron Did and still got one less ring then LeBron, you think if bird and Magic played same amount of years they wouldn't of gotten chips? Imagine if Bird would of went to Bulls and Barkley went to Lakers l. That's basically what your hero lebron does. Quality over quantity, Learn about it

  • Desperate for a ring and making a NBA2k super team. You can't be the goat with a super team LeBron James. You just can't

  • I’m comment 700

  • These questions are awful 😂

  • They need to change the name from first take to Stephen A Smith world

  • Brooklyn in 5 against whoever

  • 💜💛🚀🌙💯👊😤

  • My is way better than lebitch he didn’t have a full team of all stars all the time Kd will always be better

  • Can't be too Melo running and hiding from LaLa!! Heart was definitely beating hard when she found those baby mamas and kids. LOL

  • Ring chasing

  • My favorite player melo 👏🏽🙌🏾

  • Melo looking like he about to straigtenin

  • Giannis > Carmelo

  • man if Melo wins it will hit the heart. Just cause his career and all the negativity and the way the media and league tried to portray Melo during those darkness years.. crazy. Hope he gets it , he deserves it.

  • ME7O !

  • Melo has his rookie year hair let's go let's Go let's go

  • I didn't watch this video. After seeing the title I am going to say the obvious. He is there to get a ring.

  • MAX WAS WHY THIS SHOW WAS GREAT

  • Who doesn't want to be a Laker? 💜💛

  • Melo Syracuse 2003

  • Yo word to me, the thumbnail of this video caught my attention because I thought it was my little BRUDDA lol! Mello in this video looks like my little BRUDDA lol! But I appreciate the homey. He did A LOT for us here in NY in general. Big ups to him.

  • That melo or Pop smoke

  • He is going to be a great player playing along side Westbrook and Lebron

  • Stephen A insulting this man by asking him if his core identity is a facade. Smh. Only a phony himself would ask such a question.

  • Well they HAD to win last season but blew it.

  • Melo has taken the reins & filling the shoes from Marc Gasol! Lebron's pawn will prove to be non essential,

  • Glad we got melo 😈

  • Respect melo, I see u putting in the work and effort can’t wait to see u on the court .

  • Show’s lame without Max…

  • Ring chasing

  • Hes saying "this could be the most Special season ina long Time" hes comin wid it..bron comin wid it..kobe Style..hes indirectly saying we gonna show up like no others. Understand.

  • NETS>

  • For the love of God, please let melo and russ have a ring this year!

  • Olympic Melo at the 4 stretching the floor

  • They bout to be mad when they see we got 2012 melo lmaoo ... his energy on god mode right now boy liable to get that finals mvp the way he talkin lmao

  • Cause I know how to shoot and I know how to fight 🤣

  • I didn't know they pushed Max out to turn First Take to create another Stephen A's World. Good Luck

  • Lakers are not gonna win a chip. Davis is injury prone. Melo is a terrible defender. Westbrook is a poor decision making PG who cant play off ball and rubs teammates the wrong way (Durant, Harden & George can attest to that)

  • Melo gone be what kuz was suppose to be just watch

  • The wine at film is gonna be crazy!

  • New perspective after 18 years in the league. Melo buggin

  • Say cut or fire 🔥him say it

  • What glasses is Melo wearing

  • Because he wanted to ride his father's coattails to a ring

  • 🐐🐐MELO MELO MELO 🐐🐐

  • Please no more SAS he is bad for the culture

  • If they stay healthy they not losing a game in the playoffs until they face Brooklyn in the finals and win 4-2

  • Raleigh Simmons Coached by Fred Tex Winter. I am proud of Carmelo Anthony. Max doubted Carmelo but i knew carmelo would TRAIN HARD AGAIN and He proved who he is. A Star.

  • Boy Ik that practices be REAL BATTLES

  • Stephen A such a clown Kawhi isn't even going to play this season so why bring him up? Irrelevant asf.

  • Who cares what melo thinks lol 😂 he’s not a superstar no more

  • Russ and Melo get a ring this year. Veterans win. Greatest basketball IQ team ever

  • Melo has been one of the most hard headed, emotionally susceptible players in history. Remember Sasha Vujecic getting in this dude’s head? Please. Why is the media just a giant hunger games like farce?

  • Screaming A Smith A Busta For That Lie He Said. Man These Ppl Are Such 🤡 In Sports & Life In General... ALL Those Sports Wanna Be Ppl Said Carmelo Should Retire & Not Ruin His Legacy & Continue Hoping Around Team To Team... & My Comment Should Break Like Records For Reminding Y'all What They ALL Said.

  • Like hearing melo talk. he sounds super thoughtful and grateful for where he is in his career.

  • Guys don't watch 7minutes for that question... the answer is "to chase a ring"

  • I hate millionaires saying " i hit rock bottom". Zip it punk. Ya don't know what's rock bottom means

    • Yes they can say that. "Rock bottom" is relative. There is no standardized "bottom". When Jeremy Lin said he hit rock bottom, for him it may be true. It's all relative, don't be ignorant

  • The goat

  • Imagine they don’t win they gotta retire

  • Lakers Championship!

  • Lakers in 6

  • 🙏

  • Lakers have 2 of the greatest scorers and 2 of the greatest passers. If the 3 ball is falling for this team it’s going to a problem for the league bc they also have great defensive players as well in Bron, AD, Dwight and imagine if Russ gets there too…

  • Finally we are getting players perspectives

  • There's 4 Legends on the Lakers already. AD will end up being a legend as well. Bron Melo Russ are bonafide Legends Dwight is somewhat of a legend. So there's 5 hall of famers on this team that's a lock.2 of the greatest scorer's Dwight was a beast in his prime easily a top 10-15 all time center. Ad is same as Dwight but a PF. Two of the greatest Small forwards an Russ is just Russ. Dude is a animal. I like the team TBH.

  • Like Melo said, this is gonna be the most compelling season in a long time. You got three teams in Bucks Lakers Nets that each have a top 3 player with no excuse championship talent around them. Every 1a team like Sixers Nuggs and Clipps will be a legitimate test in the playoffs. Not to mention the legacies on the line. Does Melo get a ring? Does a group of 35 year old vets have the savvy to beat out the young fellas. Does KD win when it's not so stacked nobody even watches the finals. Does Bron Bron get 5 and enter the realm where it HAS to be a goat debate with Jordan? Only thing that sucks is we STILL are lagged from covid as far as getting these guys an off season so 85% of dudes ain't injured. Still gonna be a fun ride I bet.

  • SAS is boring now I'm here for Melo

  • Dang melo you really want to be known as someone who had to play with lebron to win a championship? I wouldn’t

  • Carmelo is right! This year Lakers team is testament to how positively does mature team chemistry and collective championship experience can affect the overall success of the team, given health is managed well. Best of luck!

  • Brooklyn in 6

  • Gonna be amazing when he wins a ring 💍 and a finals mvp !

    • @Itachi Uchiha yes he is. Stop trolling when. Google is free

    • @Kobe and Carmelo stan account he is not a top 10 scorer of all time

    • @Itachi Uchiha why do you think a a top 10 scorer of all time isn't capable of winning a finals MVP? Lmao can't say he is washed

    • This real life not your Myleauge

    • @Kobe and Carmelo stan account saying this early that he gonna get a ring is bad enough, but you really think he gonna get the finals mvp too?? So delusional

  • Lakers all in!!!!

  • 4:27 is when he answers the question

  • I'm soooo glad he's on the Lakers with, as SAS would say, 'those boys'. It's gonna be a fun to watch their games!

  • Melo going off season I can't wait!

  • Great interview

  • King of New York.. "Melo"!!!

  • He a bust why they won't win watch this blow up into a disaster squad

  • melo the philanthropist haha

  • Trash

  • Excited for Melo and Lebron playing together

  • Honestly nobody care about melo

  • As a laker fan, this is gonna be a one year window 🙏🙏🙏 gonna enjoy the season while these vets still here

  • 4:38

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  • 💜💛

  • Pop smoke is alive 🤣🤣🤣

  • Looks like a 2chains bobblehead

  • ESPN gave Stephen A Smith the keys ...this interview sucked. SAS is different man....

  • Nice hair

  • Only liking because of melo

  • I hope they let Russ and Melo carry the team in the regular season so they stay healthy as a whole

  • Why is Stephen a grilling this dude ? What has Stephen a ever accomplished lmao

    • @kazuto meló is a man and deserves basic respect , you sound dumb d riding Stephen a so hard , forgettttaboutttitt

    • @kazuto lol nobody likes Stephen a man 😂 he’s a clown and even he knows it. It’s just funny how dumb he is that’s why we like him to laugh at his ridiculous as

    • This is a dumb comment. Melo is on his show and you are talking about Stephen As accomplishments. Think before you write. Melo is about to sell a book this will help him.

  • Very humble answer on who will win

  • He doesn’t deserve a ring